Culture and conflict

The Power of Culture in Reconciliation in the Ukraine Crisis

More Europe – external cultural relations commissioned a study on the power of culture as a tool for reconciliation in the context of the Ukraine crisis. In the course of June 2014, 25 in-depth expert interviews and many more e-mail exchanges with cultural operators and culture activists with the relevant experience from Ukraine, Russia and third countries (including from the UK, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands) were held. This policy paper contains the results of the study and offers an analysis of their thoughts and suggestions on the subject, the current situation and the way forward.

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Voices of the People: Culture, Conflict and Change in North Africa

This publication presents the most important insights from a research project carried out for the British Council by the Post-War Reconstruction and Development Unit at the University of York. It suggests that the UK arts community can help shore up fragile changes in the region and build a sustainable cultural ecosystem.

Conflict resolution through cultural and civil society initiatives? Setting the right framework

A report on ifa's expert seminar “Conflict resolution through cultural and civil society initiatives? Setting the framework right” which took place on December 7, 2011 at the State Representation of Baden-Württemberg to the EU, in Brussels. Written by Dietrich Heißenbüttel, journalist and art critic.

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